Monthly Archives: July 2016

Honey, Sesame Walnut Treats To Nourish Yin

By Tara Gregory The root of all Chinese medical theory¬†is the concept of yin and yang. When the yin and yang of the body are in balance, there is health and vitality. When they fall out of balance, symptoms and illness arise. Everything in our body can be broken down into a category of yin […]

Orthorexia: The Dark side of Healthy Eating

By Sara O’Byrne Many of us want to eat healthier. Our doctors tell us to eat healthier. Social media is overwhelmed with healthy diet tips and you are currently reading a nutrition blog – great! But what happens when healthy eating goes too far, when healthy eating becomes an unhealthy obsession? This blog post discusses […]

How to Cultivate Yin and Hydration in the Heat of Summer

We’re now a couple weeks past the summer solstice, and many of us are enjoying the extra daylight hours and the hustle and bustle of summer play. The solstice marks an important time for our health. It ¬†marks the longest day of the year -a time that is considered peak ‘yang.’ Yang represents activity, heat, […]